The Fiddler in the Subway: The Story of the World-Class Violinist Who Played for Handouts. . . And Other Virtuoso Performances by America's Foremost Feature Writer

The Fiddler in the Subway: The Story of the World-Class Violinist Who Played for Handouts. . . And Other Virtuoso Performances by America's Foremost Feature Writer

Gene Weingarten


GENE WEINGARTEN IS THE O. HENRY of yank JOURNALISM

Simply the simplest storyteller round, Weingarten describes the realm as you think that it's sooner than revealing the way it really isin narratives which are via turns hilarious, heartwarming, and provocative, yet regularly memorable.

Millions of individuals understand the identify piece approximately violinist Joshua Bell, which initially started as a stunt: What could occur if you happen to placed a world-class musician open air a Washington, D.C., subway station to play for spare switch? could someone even detect? the reply was once no. Weingartens tale went viral, turning into a extensively referenced lesson approximately lifestyles lived too fast. different vintage storiesthe one in regards to the nice Zucchini, a wildly renowned yet in my view wrong little ones entertainer; the hunt for the respectable Armpit of the United States; a profile of the common American nonvoterall of them display as a lot approximately their readers as they do their topics.

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